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Fairview Health Services is seeking a Physician Assistant (PA) to provide long-term practice coverage for our primary care clinics in the Lakes Region (Lino Lakes, Hugo, Wyoming, Chisago, North Branch, Rush City Pine City, and ForestLakeSchoolclinic locations).

The PA, in collaboration with physicians and part of an interdisciplinary team, engages in independent decision making about health care needs of the clinic patients. Assess patients, order and interpret diagnostic tests, make diagnoses, and initiate and manage treatment plans including prescribing medications. While maintaining a focus on health promotion and disease prevention, the PA will manage chronic disease conditions ensuring continuity of care for individuals in the communities served. The PA may also perform minor surgical procedures within their scope and realm of the collaboration agreement with a physician.

As part of our participation in the Pioneer Accountable Care Organization (ACO), the practitioners use a team approach in managing clinical care. The site is using a model of care, Care Model Innovation, for their patients which actively looks at and changes clinical processes to maximize efficiency, resources, and clinical care.

Practice Details:

Work in a primary care clinic setting at multiple locations (Lino Lakes, Hugo, Wyoming, Chisago, North Branch, Rush City, Pine City. and Forest Lake).

Schedule: Monday- Friday (36 patient contact hours)

Travel credit is provided

Fully integrated Electronic Medical Record (EPIC).

Position Qualifications:

A qualified candidate will be a graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant trainingprogram. Have a current PA license with prescriptive authority through the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice. Be eligible or certified through NCCPA and meet threshold criteria/qualifications for Credentialing and Privileges. Ability to obtain and/or maintain DEA certification for the State of Minnesota.

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous primary care experience. New graduates will not be considered.
Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 11 hospitalsincluding an academic medical center and long-term care hospitalserving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota. Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairviews 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.